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    Places to Visit: Event Happenings August 2009
AACI Special Event
The Wiffenpoof Singers
100th Anniversary Concert
For details and to order tickets click here

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 8:00pm

Pricing: 75 NIS for AACI Members - 85 NIS for General Admission

Location: Jerusalem International YMCA Auditorium -26 King David Street, Jerusalem
For more information contact: whiff.tix@gmail.com or call Marilyn Farber:054-533-1945

Celebrating 80 years of Rotary in Israel, the Jerusalem Rotary Club presents an evening with the world renowned a capella voices of Yale University's Seniors singing folk, pop, collegite, traditional and contemporary favorites.
The Voice of Music Chamber Music Festival
In the Upper Galilee - 25 Years of the Festival

August 2 - 8, 2009
Complete Program: www.kol-hamusica.org.il
Tickets: 03-604-5000 or online www.TKTS.co.il

25 concerts with dozens of international and Israeli performing artists
Five of the most beloved piano quintets - Schumann, Dvorak, Brahms, Faure, Schubert
Five of the most beloved string quintets - Schubert, Motzart, Dvorak, Brahms, Mendelssohn
Celebrating Mendelssohn's 200th birthday - Fully staged operas
Eve of the Roses - Love songs by Mozart on Tu B'Av
Shlomi Shaban hosts Rona Keinan
Kids' Country Yarkon Park 
Event of the Tel Aviv-Yafo Centennial Year Celebrations
Wednesday August 19th at Yarkon Park.
Admission Free

This is a family event where kids will enter their own paradise during the summer celebrations. This complex pays tribute to 100 years of childhood in Tel-Aviv, erected along the Yarkon River.

The event complex feature games, pastimes and amusements that were part of the city's heritage for 100 years, as well as a central stage for performances of leading Israeli artists.
The Opera House-Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center
Childen's Performances - Magic Flute 

Tuesday September 8, 2009 at 5pm.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 10:30 and 12:30
Tuesday November 10, 2009 at 5pm

Location: The Opera House-Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center
www.israel-opera.co.il/Eng/   03-692-7777
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA
The Marathon Series 
Wednesday September 9, 2009 at 7pm

Haydn - Ravel
Ilan Volkov, conductor
Yaron Kohlberg, piano
Maya Lahyani , mezzo-soprano
Gittit Boasson , harp
American Fanfare , in memory of Lukas Foss

Location: Jerusalem Theatre, Henry Crown Hall
http://www.jso.co.il/index-english.php 1-700-70-4000
Alrov Mamilla Avenue - Summer Nights Fun
Lively free street entertainment every Thursday evening through the end of August on Alrov Mamilla Avenue. 

Alrov Mamilla Avenue (Mamilla Mall) connects the Old and New City of Jeruaslem from the Jaffa Gate to King David Street.  Entertainment includes: jugglers, acrobats, street artists and live music.
more information 02-636-0000
Chutzot HaYotzer Arts & Crafts Fair at the Sultans' Pool - 2009 Summer Festival
August 3, 2009 - August 15, 2009 
An International Festival of Arts & Crafts
Weekdays: 18:00-23:00; Saturday night: 1 hour after Shabbat until 24:00.

Chutzot HaYotzer festival in Israel has been going on for over 30 years in Jerusalem. Offering a variety of paintings, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, Judaica, woodworking, and more. Hutzot HaYotzer festival has a wide variety of local and international artists.

Musical Performance nightly @ 21:30:
August 3: Ivri Lider
August 4: Shlomi Shabat
August 5: Knessiyat Hassechel
August 6: Mosh Ben Ari
August 8: Pablo Rosenberg 
August 9: Yehudit Ravitz
August 10: Meir Banai
August 11: Sarit Haddad
August 12: Gaia & Korean dance group
August 13: David D'Eor
August 15: Aviv Geffen & The Mistakes
Jerusalem City Center Events in August 2009
THE FRONT STAGE - Jerusalem Street Parties
Every Friday at 12pm
  • August 7th King George Street
    Inbal & her band, Dudu Tassa, DJ Yaniv Danan and DJ Ro'i
  • August 14th Hahistadrut Street
    DJ Ro'i muallem, DJ Oren Naim, Mahane 80 band, "Nifashnu" - Alon Olearchik, Yithak Klepter and Ephraim Shamir
  • August 21st Ben Shetah
    DJ Atzmon Avrahami, Mercedes Band
  • August 28th Independence Park
    Reggae Park Party, Hatikva 6, Los Kapporos, DUBL.F., Ras Daniel, Rast Force

Summer in the city courtyards
Light Classical Music at the Sergei Courtyard

  • August 4th, 8:30pm
    What a Night, with Tom Cohen Jerusalem Quartet
  • August 5th, 7:30pm - Ben Shetah Pedestiran Mall
    Julia Feldman Jazz Quartet Jazz and World Music
  • August 6th, 7:00pm - Safra Square
    The Rosh BeRosh Quartet Israeli Ethnic
  • August 6th, 9:00pm
Tel Aviv's Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts
Arts, crafts, pottery, and street performances, Nachalat Binyamin offers a pleasant stroll and some pretty bits and pieces, vendors display their merchandise on little tables along the paved part of Nachalat Binyamin St.   
Theatre Company Jerusalem
Tickets: 02-623-7000, 02-625-1139
for details go to - www.tcj.org.il

The Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre, Neve-Tzedek, Tel-Aviv
The Big Stage of Suzanne Dellal - May 14 -  June  6, 2009
Tickets 03-510-5656
www.suzannedellal.org.il / www.ticketnet.co.il
Global Premeire by Ohad Naharin
Saturday July 4th, Monday July 6th, Tuesday July 7th - 9pm and Wednesday July 8th
Simba's Story
Monday July 13th - 5:30pm
Waiting for Life
Wednesday July 15th - 5:30pm
Wednesday July 15th - 7pm
White Noise
Thursday July 16th - 9pm
Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem

Monday - Thursday August 9th - 27th 10:30am - 12:30pm
Plus on Wednesdays from 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Advance reservations required - Follow costumed actors on a guided tour through the treasure of the Museum, as they bring to life favorite Bible stories.
Ideal for children aged 5-9 and their parents.

25 Granot St. Museum Row Jerusalem
Adjacent to the Israel Museum
Sarit Hadad in Concert
Sarit Hadad is one of Israel's most succssful pop singers.  Sarit has produced over 14 albums, all of which have attained gold and platinum sales.  Sarit plays concerts in Israel, Europe and the United States.
Concert at the Chutzot HaYotzer Arts & Crafts Fair at the Sultans' Pool 
August 11, 2009 

Click below for Sarit Hadad's Official Website in English
Shlomo Artzi in Concert
Shlomo is one of the most succssful pop singers in Israel selling over 1.5 million albums.

Thursday, August 8th, Kiryat Shomna - 04-694-1196
Monday, August 24th, Ashkelon - 08-665-5942
Saturday (motzei Shabbat), October 3rd, Rananna. 09-741-5566

Tickets; www.tkts.co.il   03-604-5000

Click below for Shlomo Artzi's fan club website

Thursday August 27th, 9:30pm, Bet Gavriel
Saturday (motzei Shabbat), September 5th, 9:00pm, Kochav Yair,
Saturday (motzei Shabbat), September 12th, 9:30pm, Modiin

Tickets: www.tkts.co.il   03-604-5000
Madonna's World Tour to include Israel

Madonna will add to her world tour one show in Israel.  The queen of pop is not coming to tour Israel or to attend a Kabbalah conference this time. Madonna will give one concert at Hayarkon Park on September 1, 2009.  Madonna has toured Israel in the past and performed in Israel 16 years ago. 
Madonna's last visit to Israel was in 2007, when she came to Israel to visit the Kabbalah Center with her husband at the time Guy Richie.  Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher came along with her. Read Madonna tour to Israel article.
Off the Wall Comedy
Ben Yehuda 34
City Center


The Train Theater Presents
The International Festival of Puppet Theater

August 9 - 14, 2009
More info: http://www.traintheater.co.il/english/index.php

Tickets: klaim: 02-622-2333 www.klaimonline.co.il

The program of the 2009 festival will include 29 different productions with over 120 perfomances:

The best of Israeli creation:
Performances of the Train Theater's artists as well as other Israeli artists such as Shlomi Center for Alternative Theater, Etgar Theater and more...

Foreign productions:
11 shows from different countries.
Most of the shows will be raised in the framework of Euro-Puppets - the best of European creation in the field. This year the Festival will host:
Rigolo Nouveau Cirque (Switzerland) - Balance
Compagnie A (France) - Mauvaise Graine
Opolski Teatr Lalki Aktora (poland) - DRUMS – 4 DANCE/S/
Theater September (Germany) - Circus Huckepack
Compagnie Gare Centrale (Belgium) - Degage, Petit!
Karromato (Czech Republic) - Wooden Circus
Babok (Holland) - NAP
and more...

The Klezmer Festival in Safed
Festival entrance free
Perfomances throughout the city on many stages.
August 10. 11, 12 2009
Info Center Ovirurim: 04-6927484/5

More information: www.klezmerf.com
Bloomfield Science Museum
Hebrew University, Givat Ram
The Israel Museum
Exibition From April 8, 2009: Many Faces: Masks from Many Times and Many Places
Wearing a mask means assuming a different identity, thus masks are an important element in both cultic traditions and the world of the artist. Most of the masks displayed here were used for ceremonial purposes in cultures across the globe, and were believed to have magical properties. 
From April 8, 2009 - Beningson Gallery, Ruth Youth Wing 
The Israeli Wine Festival
The Garden Statues, at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
4-5-6 August 2009
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Over 35 Israeli Wineries
Price: 60NIS including a wine glass & unlimited tasting

More information:
The Israel Museum on Ruppin Road, Jerusalem.
The Tower of David Museum
Permanent Exhibition

The museum's permanent exhibition tells the 3,000 year long story of Jerusalem.

Call 02-6265331.
website: Tower of David Museum click here

Night Spectacular - show runtime - 45 minutes
Sound and Light at the Citadel - nightime show of sight and sound.  The story of Jerusalem unfolds through giant virtual reality show using multi-sensory media. click here for schedule
Beit Avi Chai - Jerusalem
July - August 2009 Events and Activities
44 King George St., Jerusalem / Tel. (02) 621-5300 / Tickets: (02) 621-5900
All the events are held in Hebrew unless otherwise specified.

website: http://www.bac.org.il/About-en.aspx 

BEIT AVI CHAI, established by the AVI CHAI Foundation is located in the heart of Jerusalem. There are a broad spectrum of ongoing activities and events at the BEIT AVI CHAI that include experience-symposiums, lectures, workshops, performances, and diverse cultural events. 
Full Events Listing in English Click Here
In the North
There are many nature offerings in the north this time of year with beautiful bounties and amazing sites from running rivers, waterfalls, nature reserves and parks.  

Hula Nature Reserve, see thousands of birds stop on their migration routes.
Hula Nature Reserve click here
Tel Dan Nature Reserve Dan Springs, flowing streams into a river with shade throughout offered by tall trees.
Tel Dan Nature Reserve click here
Hamat Gader on the Southern Golan Heights thermo-mineral baths and crocodile farm.

Har Meron offers family friendly hiking routes.
The Israel Monkey Park
Website: http://www.monkeypark.co.il/
Phone: 08-928-5888
Hours: daily from 10am to 6pm.

Located at Kfar Daniel (off of highways 1 and 6) in the Ben-Shemen Forest, the Israel Monkey Park, is home to 250 monkeys from 20 species.  Included in admission is entry to the new water park and sports challenge areas.  Some of the fun activities include the Tarzan tree house and various workshops.
July 2009
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